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Alicia Keys' French Braid and Reverse Roll

By Heather Gunderman on
Alicia Keys (Getty Images) Alicia Keys (Getty Images) Alicia Keys' interesting updo takes a classic French braid and pairs it with retro-inspired reverse roll. To recreate her look, begin by sectioning out a swath of hair along the top of the head that runs about three inches along the front hairline and five inches back. Next, create a tight French braid down the center of the head. You could either begin the braid at the nape of the neck, braiding upwards and securing the loose ends at...Read Full Story

Diane Kruger's Rolled and Twisted Updo

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Diane Kruger (Getty Images) Diane Kruger (Getty Images) Diane Kruger's sleek updo involves styling several sections individually. To begin, make a three-inch section along the middle of the front hairline that goes past the crown of the head. Then, make two additional sections on the sides, incorporating all the hair from the temples and going back to just past the ears. Next, start with one of the side sections, brush it up to the part marking the top section and twist hair under to create...Read Full Story

Vanessa Hudgens' Simple Voluminous Updo

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Vanessa Hudgens (Getty Images) Vanessa Hudgens' look is so polished, the simplicity of her updo seems almost too easy. To recreate her effortlessly chic style, begin with hair that has a bit of wave or curl. If tresses aren't naturally textured, add some bend with a curling iron or set hair on hot rollers. Then, draw hair loosely up into a high ponytail, however, the last time you wind the hair elastic around the base, don't pull hair completely through it so you end up making a large...Read Full Story

Katherine Heigl's Sleek Wavy Bob

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Katherine Heigl (PacificCoastNews) Katherine Heigl (PacificCoastNews) Katherine Heigl always manages to find cute and creative ways to wear her chic slightly layered bob. With just a little face-framing curl and super-sleek texture she glammed up her classic look. To duplicate Katherine's 'do, start with straight hair. Blow-drying damp tresses with a medium round brush will help to create a silky texture and add a lot of body. Next, make a deep side part and either with a blow-dryer and...Read Full Story

Kendall Jenner's Glossy Bun With Curls

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Kendall Jenner (Getty Images) Kendall Jenner's sweet updo is not only easy to duplicate, it's appropriate for a wide range of occasions. It'd be a great daytime style or also perfect for a formal affair. Her bun is loose and imprecise and her face-framing curls make the look something special. To begin styling, section out bangs or two two-inch pieces along the front hair line and add a little anti-frizz serum or spray like Bumble and bumble Shine On Finishing Spray to dry hair to create...Read Full Story

Elle MacPherson's Sleek Glammed-Up Ponytail

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Elle MacPherson (Getty Images) Elle MacPherson (Getty Images) Elle MacPherson simply popped a braided accent onto her simple sleek ponytail and created an ultra-glamorous look. To duplicate her style, begin with straight tresses. To ensure smoothness and eliminate frizz, blow dry damp hair with a large round brush and add a bit of curl to ends with a large-barreled curling iron. Next, draw tresses up, smooth hair along the scalp and secure in a high ponytail with a hair elastic. Some fake...Read Full Story

Sarah Hyland's Perfectly Pretty Ponytail

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Sarah Hyland (Getty Images) Sarah Hyland dressed up a simple ponytail by adding a lot of curl and volume through the crown. To duplicate her lovely look, begin by blow drying damp naturally curly tresses with a diffuser, or setting straighter dry hair on hot rollers. Once curls have been created, section out a few face-framing pieces and backcomb the rest of the hair throughout the crown. If hair is very sleek, spritz with a little hairspray to create some additional texture. Then...Read Full Story

Dianna Agron's Fishbone Braid-Accented Updo

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Dianna Agron (Bauer Griffin) Dianna Agron's updo with its braided headband accent is something we've seen on several celebs, however, her look is unique in that she's opted for a fishbone braid instead of a standard or French braid. To duplicate her look, section out a three inch band of hair along the front hairline going from ear to ear. Next, begin braiding this section, starting above one ear, making the braid parralel to the front hairline. To create a fishbone braid, divide the...Read Full Story

Nicole Richie's Fancy Faux Ponytail

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Nicole Richie (Getty Images) Nicole  Richie (Getty Images) Nicole Richie's glamorous updo has elements of a half-up, half-down style and a classic high ponytail. To duplicate her look, begin with super-sleek and straight tresses. To get hair smooth, first blow dry damp strands with a large round brush and then use a flat iron to press out any unruliness. Next, section out bangs if you have them along with a two inch swath running from the middle of the crown back about three inches. Then...Read Full Story

Kelly Osbourne's Puffy Ponytail

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Kelly Osbourne (Getty Images) Kelly Osbourne glammed up the standard high ponytail by making her hair ultra-sleek and adding a few spiral tendrils. To duplicate her look, begin with smooth tresses. Adding an anti-frizz product like Phytodefrisant Botanical Hair Relaxing Balm to damp strands and blow-drying with a large round brush will ensure straight and silky strands that still have a lot of body. Next, make a side part and draw out a two-inch section of hair along the front hairline...Read Full Story